Comparison of trabeculectomy with Ex-PRESS shunt implantation in primary-open-angle-glaucoma patients: A retrospective study

@inproceedings{Liu2015ComparisonOT,
  title={Comparison of trabeculectomy with Ex-PRESS shunt implantation in primary-open-angle-glaucoma patients: A retrospective study},
  author={Jia-Houng Liu and Hung-Yu Lin and Shih-Hao Tzeng and Shih-Chun Chao},
  booktitle={Taiwan journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2015}
}
PURPOSE To investigate the efficacy of intraocular pressure (IOP) control and medication use over time after trabeculectomy (TRBC) and Ex-PRESS shunt implantation in primary-open-angle-glaucoma (POAG) patients. DESIGN Retrospective case series. PATIENTS AND METHODS A total of 33 unilateral POAG patients were enrolled, and 17 patients received traditional TRBC and 16 patients received Ex-PRESS device implantation. Data on IOP, reduction of antiglaucoma medication, and major complications… CONTINUE READING

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